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Stephen Harris on The Sportsman winning National Restaurant of the Year

16-Jun-2017 - Stephen Harris' self-proclaimed 'grotty' gastropub The Sportsman was named the UK's best restaurant for the second year in a row at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards this week (12 June).

Adam Simmonds to hold ‘pay what you like’ dinner for Grenfell Tower

16-Jun-2017 - Chef Adam Simmonds is the latest chef to help the residents of stricken London tower block Grenfell Tower, with a ‘pay what you want’ dinner at his Test Kitchen restaurant...

Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2017: The top Asian winners

16-Jun-2017 - This year's award winners featured an unmistakable rise of new wave Asian restaurants, from A. Wong to Som Saa to Gunpowder. We round up the best

Chef Wolfgang Puck to open flagship pop-up at 45 Park Lane hotel

15-Jun-2017 - US chef Wolfgang Puck is to open another pop-up of his flagship Californian restaurant Spago, at his restaurant Cut at 45 Park Lane.

Marcus Wareing director Chantelle Nicholson calls for Grenfell Tower donations

14-Jun-2017 - The Marcus, Tredwells and Gilbert Scott restaurants, from the Marcus Wareing Restaurants group, have called for donations for those affected by the North Kensington Grenfell Tower fire.

Former Chester Grosvenor chef joins The George & Dragon

14-Jun-2017 - Chef Gareth Webster, previously at Michelin-starred restaurant the Chester Grosvenor and Cartmel pub The Pig & Whistle, is now head chef at The George and Dragon in Clifton, Cumbria.

The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Award Winners: In pictures

13-Jun-2017 - From The Sportsman in Kent taking the top spot AND Gastropub of the Year, to Elizabeth Haigh picking up Chef to Watch, Jason Atherton winning Restaurateur, and the winners of...

Indian charcoal restaurant group Barton Rouge opens third site, in Liverpool

13-Jun-2017 - Indian restaurant group Barton Rouge is to open its third restaurant, after acquiring and investing half a million pounds in a site in Liverpool’s Commercial District.

Jason Atherton: Sosharu to open in Shanghai, but Brexit has stalled future expansion

13-Jun-2017 - Jason Atherton is to open his Japanese concept Sosharu in Shanghai next year, but has warned that Brexit could put the brakes on his plans for further restaurants. 

The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2017: As it happened

13-Jun-2017 - The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2017 took place at the Hurlingham Club on Monday night, with attendees spanning a who’s who of the industry. We look back at the...

Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2017: The red carpet

13-Jun-2017 - Restaurant magazine rolled out the red carpet (sort of) for the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards last night (12 June). We caught some of the high-profile arrivals on their way in.

Borough Market launches crowdfunding appeal to support traders

12-Jun-2017 - Borough Market has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support traders and workers struggling with financial losses during its temporary closure.

Noble Rot: How to interest customers in good wine

09-Jun-2017 - As a new poll shows the British to be clueless about wine, we asked Mark Andrew, co-founder of Noble Rot wine bar and restaurant for his tips on how to...

Michelin star studded Chef Stagiaire Awards 2017 names semi-finalists

09-Jun-2017 - The 10 young semi-finalists in the 2017 Chef Stagiaire Awards have been revealed, including chefs from Lucknam Park, Hampton Manor, and Stoke Park. 

Table for Two: Harneet Baweja

09-Jun-2017 - The team behind smash hit Spitalfields Indian restaurant Gunpowder has opened a second venue called Madame D in the top room of a nearby pub

Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law jailed for six months for email hacking

08-Jun-2017 - Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law has been jailed for six months after admitting conspiracy to hack the chef’s computer systems after being sacked as chief executive of Gordon Ramsay Holdings.

S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 announces UK semi-finalists

08-Jun-2017 - The UK and Ireland semi-finalists for the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 have been announced.

Majority of norovirus victims have returned to Wahaca

07-Jun-2017 - The majority of customers who fell ill during a norovirus outbreak at Wahaca’s restaurants have since returned to the chain, the group’s co-founder Mark Selby has said.


Will you fight for the night?

07-Jun-2017 - From noise complaints to soaring business rates, pubs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs face similar problems. Is it time to unite and fight, asks Tony Naylor

BHA boss criticises political 'bidding war' over minimum wage

07-Jun-2017 - The chairman of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has criticised politicians' plans to raise the minimum wage without considering the impact on businesses.

Croquetas Challenge 2017 calls for professional chef entries

07-Jun-2017 - The second annual Croquetas Challenge at Soho restaurant Ember Yard is calling for entries from professional chefs.

Massimo Bottura on bringing his food waste fight to London

06-Jun-2017 - Massimo Bottura is chef patron of Osteria Francescana, the three-Michelin-star restaurant based in Modena, Italy, which topped the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2016 and came second...

Future of hospitality in the spotlight in new BHA and ITN news show

06-Jun-2017 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has helped to create a news and current affairs-style TV programme that explores the future of the hospitality industry.

Trio of top chefs announced for new Annabel’s club

06-Jun-2017 - Soon-to-reopen private members’ club Annabel’s - part of Caprice Holdings - has announced a trio of chefs set to take over its new dining spaces, including a former chef at...

Michel Roux Jr, Fred Sirieix and Jay Rayner join forces in new TV show

06-Jun-2017 - Two-Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr and general manager at the Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, Fred Sirieix, are to join forces with infamous restaurant critic Jay Rayner to present a new...